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USED Chisca

Sternwheel Towboat:
  • Built in 1897 for the Mississippi River Commission as the steamer Chisca at D&J Howard Shipyard and Dock Co., Jeffersonville, IN.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered the Mississippi River Commission, date unknown
  • Acquired by the US Army Corps of Engineers in 1903
  • Commissioned USED Chisca in 1903
  • Chisca was assigned to the US Army Corps of Engineers Memphis District
  • Decommissioned, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, scrapped in 1949
    Displacement 540 t.
    Length 185'
    Beam 34'
    Draft 6'
    one reciprocating steam engine

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